Inspirational Women

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#Inspiration // Strong women get things done. ~Gabrielle Giffords @Mandy Bryant Bryant Bryant Akers: The Women Who Make America #MAKERS2014
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Helen Mirren: What I've Learned
Helen Mirren 'The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening'
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The coat, the hair, the voice, everything- Aretha Franklin.
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Isadora Duncan - Wikipedia
Isadora Duncan - 20th century modern dance pioneer and liberator of female movement, dress and sexuality
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Mother Teresa and Princess Diana. A phenomenal photo of two exceptional 20th century women.
Coco Chanel (1883-1971) Coco Chanel revolutionized women's fashion in the early 20th century by introducing a looser, more comfortable silhouette that freed women from the corsets and frills that then dominated the apparel industry. Born into poverty in Saumur, France, Chanel worked as a cabaret singer before opening a hat shop in 1910 with the financial backing of a lover. She soon turned her attention to clothing and became the first designer to create with jersey — a cheap fabric used in m...
The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century - TIME
Coco Chanel (1883-1971) Coco Chanel revolutionized women's fashion in the early 20th century by introducing a looser, more comfortable silhouette that freed women from the corsets and frills that then dominated the apparel industry. Born into poverty in Saumur, France, Chanel worked as a cabaret singer before opening a hat shop in 1910 with the financial backing of a lover. She soon turned her attention to clothing and became the first designer to create with jersey — a cheap fabric used in m...
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The Invincible Mrs. Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world.
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60 Iconic Women Who Prove Style Peaked In The '60s
16 Times Kate Middleton Proved She's Utterly Flawless -- click through for great pictures.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones born in Swansea, Wales.
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In 1993, the Guinness Book of World Records declared Diana Ross the most successful female music artist in history due to her success in the United States and United Kingdom for having more hits than any female artist in the charts with a career total of 18 number one records in the United States.
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What's THE most powerful tool? #lucyharper.com award winning online leadership curriculum #leadership #personal development
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Michelle Obama - 2014-05-28 - The 25 Most Powerful Women In The World, 2014
Michelle Obama | The Most Powerful Women in the World, 2014
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10 Steps to Executive-Level Confidence
Meryl Streep embodies confidence for the Wall Street Journal. 10 Steps to Executive-Level Confidence - Speakeasy - WSJ
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9 Little-Known Habits Of Confident People
You've always had the power. Own it! Always use it to benefit others as well as yourself x
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Emma Watson Fights For Gender Equality With Powerful UN Speech
Emma Watson on gender equality
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Good bye Lady O I will miss you!
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Eva Longoria by Robert Ascroft
Lana Del Rey - Fashion is the ultimate indulgence. Outfits, Dresses, Fashion, Cute Outfits, Outfit, Moda Femenina
Lana Del Rey - Fashion is the ultimate indulgence.
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Joan Rivers- the only woman ever to break into the boys club of prime time late night, overcomer, sucessful entrepreneur, ridiculously funny, mother, smart, sweet, great grandmother, giving and fabulously self-depricating.
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Rosa Parks Biography |
Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist who refused to obey a bus driver's order that she give up her sit for a white passenger. Through her brave civil disobedience actions, she became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
the most effective way to do it is to do it - amelia earham quote
The most effective way to do it, is to do it. – Amelia Earhart - See more at: http://gogirlfinance.com/lifestyle/timeless-advice-from-4-women-pioneers-who-got-it/#sthash.F14q1Awi.dpuf
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yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on the cover of forbes magazine’s 50 most powerful women, 2012 issue. it’s great to see female engineers at the forefront of the tech industry. at 37, Mayer is the youngest female CEO of a fortune 500 company & the first to assume the job while pregnant. Brain style sensei.
Nina Simone Truth Quotes, Actors, Black History Month, Nina Simone, Black Is Beautiful, Hatred
Black History Month: Natural Hair Icons | Curls Understood
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Angelina Jolie by Mario Testino - Long Hair | Makeup | Hair Extensions | Hair Color | Lingerie | Swimsuit | Bikini | Glamour | Sexy | Models | Beautiful | Women | Girls | Ciao Bella | Venus
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Elizabeth Taylor, photographed by Sanford Roth, 1950s Wow!! now we know where Rizzo´s got her look
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Greta Garbo, 1925 A Day In The Life represents History. We are looking for all ages, shapes and sizes, the key will be the authentic representation of history through photo story telling photography.
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Vogue Archive: Tim Walker
Vivienne Westwood by Tim Walker | Vogue, October 2009
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60 Iconic Women Who Prove Style Peaked In The '60s
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Kate Moss Turns 40! What You Never Knew About This Famous Supermodel Kate Moss, Rc Lens, Angelina Jolie, Stephanie Seymour, Kate Moss Young, Christy Turlington, Stylists
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Kate Moss Turns 40! What You Never Knew About This Famous Supermodel
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10 Facts About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl
10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.
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-Coco Chanel. Confidence boost lately, few people realised how low my self esteem was so theyve worked their butt off to make me happier about myself :))
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120 Women Who Changed Our World
Dorothy Draper 1889 - 1969 INTERIOR DESIGNER Founder of America's first interior design firm, Draper — for years a GH columnist — crashed a male-dominated business with breezy confidence, urging women to trust themselves and have fun on the cheap. "Style has nothing to do with expense," she said.
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Jane Goodall - Named by her biographer as “the woman who redefined man,” Jane changed the perceptions of the connections between primates and people. Born in 1937, she traveled to Tanzania at the age of 23 to enter the world of the chimpanzee bringing little more than a notepad and binoculars. With patience, she was able to enter the world of the chimpanzee, be accepted as one of them, and learn more than ever imagined.
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Gladys Powers, who died on 15th August 2008 at age 109, lied about her age to enlist in the British Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps when she was 15. She was born in Lewisham in 1899. After the war she emigrated to Canada.
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Harriet Tubman: Famed Abolitionist and Underground Railroad Conductor
Harriet Tubman - American bondwoman who escaped from slavery in the south to become a leading abolitionist before the Civil War. She led hundreds of bondsmen to freedom in North along the route of the Underground Railroad.
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Lifestyle | Daily Life | News | The Sydney Morning Herald
Rosa Parks...when standing up for your rights doesn't work, perhaps try sitting down! What an inspiration she was to the world.
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120 Women Who Changed Our World
Rachel Carson 1907 - 1964 BIOLOGIST & ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST Her book Silent Spring, which warned of the perils of pesticide use, sparked a grassroots green movement and spurred the overhauling of our national policy on pesticides. Her work has saved countless lives — furred, feathered, finned, and human.
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Rosa Parks 1956
Rosa Parks was a balck woman who stood against wrong laws in the southern states of the USA which unfairly prejudiced black people.
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34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World
Botanist Matilda Moldenhauer Brooks (b. 1891) attended Harvard and conducted research along with her husband, Sumner Cushing Brooks. She discovered an antidote for carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning in the ’30s. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World
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Golda Meir and Margaret Thatcher. Two women who changed the world.
Mary Kay Ash from Good Houskeeping article on 125 women who changed the world.  www.marykay.co.uk/etimbo Mary Kay, Mary Kay Ash, Mary Kay Consultant, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Mary Kay Business, Mary Kay Quotes, Selling Mary Kay, Lady Mary
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Mary Kay Ash from Good Houskeeping article on 125 women who changed the world. www.marykay.co.uk/etimbo
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In memory of Maya Angelou, look back at a 2013 Vogue.com interview.
Meet 97-year-old IDA KEELING. She ran her first sprint at 67, in 2012 she broke the U.S. sprint record for her age group. Timeless Fashion, Fabulous, Timeless, Young At Heart, Getting Old
Fabulous at Every Age: 11 Looks That Never Get Old
Meet 97-year-old IDA KEELING. She ran her first sprint at 67, in 2012 she broke the U.S. sprint record for her age group.
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Women's rights in the 1800s' America
WSPU (Women’s Social and Political Union) founders Annie Kenney and Christabel Pankhurst, 1908.
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Women Who Changed the World: Fifty Inspirational Woman Who Shaped History
Women Who Changed the World: Fifty Inspirational Women Who Shaped History « LibraryUserGroup.com – The Library of Library User Group
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true, hard to live this way but worth it to love yourself unapologetically
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Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870.She was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy, and following graduation she became director of a school for the mentally disabled in Rome.While at this school she formulated her methods for the education of very young children. She achieved startling results and the children under her tutelage passed many exams given to normal children.Her system of education,proudly bears her name today. Maria Montessori, Historia, Photographer, Medical
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Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870.She was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy, and following graduation she became director of a school for the mentally disabled in Rome.While at this school she formulated her methods for the education of very young children. She achieved startling results and the children under her tutelage passed many exams given to normal children.Her system of education,proudly bears her name today.
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The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century - TIME
Marie Curie (1867-1934) Two-time Nobel laureate Marie Curie discovered polonium and radium, founded the concept of radiology and — above all — made the possibility of a scientific career seem within reach for countless girls and women around the world. The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize and the first female Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences at the Sorbonne in Paris, Curie was beloved by her colleagues for her calm, singular focus, lack of pretense and professiona...
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Not all our foremothers wore taffeta and lace
Helen Richey was Amelia Earhart's copilot on one flight across the Atlantic. She became the first woman hired to be a pilot by a commercial airline in the US. She was the first woman licensed as an aviation instructor. She was the first woman to fly a scheduled mail flight. During WWII she commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases. She died by suicide at age 38
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Dr. Mary Walker The 1st Woman Medal of Honor Recipient
Mary E. Walker, M.D.: First woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (Civil War)
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An Unlikely Sisterhood: Marilyn Monroe & Ella Fitzgerald - Woman of Colour
Ella Fitzgerald & Marilyn Monroe. “I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt …. she personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately, and if he would do it, she would take a front table every night .... The owner said yes, and Marilyn was there, front table, every night. The press went overboard. After that, I never had to play a small jazz club again. She was an unusual woman – a little ahead of her times. And she didn’t know it.” - Ella Fitzgerald
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Ella Fitzgerald :: "She brings out the best in everybody, making everyone work that much harder to keep up with her."- Andy Williams
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Rare photos of the old and the dead
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (Notice how far away from the mic Armstrong has to be? Ha!)
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Cannon Row Chief Inspector Rolfe Arresting Emiline Pankhurst, Suffragette, O/S Buckingham Palace, Westminster, SW1, London, UK. 1914.
Cannon Row Superintendent Rolfe Arresting Emiline Pankhurst, Suffragette, O/S Buckingham Palace, Westminster, SW1, London, UK. 1914. by sgterniebilko, via Flickr
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